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Re: UpPgrading BDB repositories on Win32

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-05-14 18:25:51 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>
> On May 5, 2005, at 5:26 PM, Branko Čibej wrote:
>
>>
>> --------
>> -- Make sure nobody is using the repository (stop Apache/svnserve,
>> restrict access via file://).
>> -- For each repository, using the old (1.1.x) binaries:
>> -- Run "svnadmin recover <repos-dir>";
>> -- Create a backup of the repository;
>> -- Run "svnadmin list-unused-dblogs <repos-dir>"
>> and remove the listed files;
>> -- Delete all the "<repos-dir>\db\__db.00?" files.
>> -- Upgrade Subversion.
>> --------
>>
>
> I'm a bit unclear on the resolution of this mail thread.
>
> * Is this the final BDB 4.2->4.3 upgrade procedure we're prescribing?

It's one that works. Philip and I both tried it, then I added the bits
about backing up the repository and removing unused logs.

> * Is it only necessary on Windows?

No, everywhere.

> * If so, this is a releasenote about Branko's win32 binaries, only,
> right? Given that, where should we post this procedure?

It's in the README in the Win32 binary package, mainly because I
upgraded BDB from the 1.1.x to 1.2.x line. Most people who use SVN on
Windows probably use those binaries, so they'll need to upgrade their
BDB repositories.

-- Brane

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